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Kodak Announces Consumables Price Increase

Kodak's Graphic Communications Group (GCG) announces that they are implementing a double-digit price increase worldwide for prepress consumables.

Multi-Station A-Frame Winding

Menzel's Roll Jack or Powered Truck simplifies moving the A-Frame to the next process.

IP Sells Forestland

International Paper has signed an agreement with the Lyme Timber Co. for the sale of approximately 275,000 acres of forestland in New York's Adirondack Park.

ACA Launches Web site

Akron Coating and Adhesives’ newly-launched Web site,, provides information about their water-based, heat-activated, and pressure-sensitive adhesives and coatings.

Speakers Announced for TAPPI RFID Symposium

Joseph V. LeBlanc, VP of research and development for Smurfit-Stone Container Enterprises, will deliver the keynote address at the 2006 TAPPI Boot Camp and RFID Symposium on June 7, 2006.

Harper Corp. Hits the Road

Harper Corp.'s GraphicSolutions team will hit the road for a tour of free one-day seminars with a new focus on troubleshooting during the 2006 Harper Flexographic Solutions Tour.

Flexotenica to Hold Open House, Exhibit at INFO*FLEX

Flexotecnica will hold an Open House showing its 10-color Chronos at its headquarters in Italy. Also, at this year's INFO*FLEX exhibition, Flexotechnica will showcase its line of flexographic printing presses and new generation of gearless presses.

Metallized Papers and Films: A New Focus for Global Growth

Corey M. Reardon, president and CEO of AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., provides highlights from the paper he presented at the winter management meeting in Phoenix, AZ.

Richmond Technology Redesigns Web Site

ITW Richmond Technology, a specialized flexible packaging products manufacturer for custom cleanroom bags and performance laminations, has launched their new Web site,, to serve as an all-inclusive guide to their product line.

New CPP Pavilions Announced

CPP Expo will feature two new, focused pavilions, Adhesive & Sealant Pavilion (sponsored by ASC) and CSiA (Control System Integrators Assn.), October 29-November 2, 2006 at the McCormick Place in Chicago.

Dalim Partners with GretagMacbeth

Dalim Software and GretagMacbeth have entered into a strategic agreement to integrate GretagMacbeth's color management engine into Dalim's line of automated premedia production solutions.

Jetrion Moves to Larger Facility

Jetrion launched operations in March at its new world headquarters in Ypsilanti, MI.

Packaging Execs to Deliver Keynote Speeches at Pack Expo

Top executives, including Harris DeLoach, Jr., chairman, president, and CEO of Sonoco Products and Dennis McGrew, president and CEO of NatureWorks LLC, will be among the keynote speakers at Pack Expo Intl., October 30-November 1, 2006.

FMS, Louis P. Batson Sign Exclusive Sales Contract

Louis P. Batson Co. has signed an exclusive sales contract to represent FMS USA.

Web Guiding E-Seminar

Milliken Features Enhanced Lineup of Polymer Additives at NPE 2006

New technology for enhancing the performance and value of polyethylene (PE), coupled with industry-leading innovations in polymer additives and colorants for polypropylene (PP), will highlight Milliken Chemical’s participation in NPE 2006, June 19-23, 2006, in Chicago.

Get 5% Off HarperScientific Online Orders

To celebrate the launch of it's new online storefront, HarperScientific customers will enjoy a 5% discount on all credit card purchases made at through June 30, 2006.

DataLase Re-Launches Web Site

DataLase, formerly Sherwood Technology, has launched its newly designed Web site, which has been updated to provide a comprehensive overview of the company and its new market-ready solutions.

Fint Group Exhibits at Info*Flex

Flint Group will exhibit at FTA’s 2006 INFO*FLEX, April 30-May 1. Attendees will learn about Flint Group’s offerings for flexible packaging printers, including wide web inks, printing plates, narrow web inks and personalized services.

AIMCAL's Applied Web Handling Conference

The core subject matter for AIMCAL's Applied Web Handling Conference, taking place May 7-10, 2006, includes exceptional and innovative web handling techniques, equipment, design, materials, and process improvements.

Artwork Systems and Stork Partner

Artwork Systems Group and Stork Prints announce a partnership agreement to enhance the workflow in the pre-production stages of Stork's direct laser engraving process.

Microtrace Enters Into Letter of Intent

H.W. Sands will represent Microtrace technologies and capabilities to the card market.

Special Exhibit at K 2007

K 2007 will feature a special exhibit, "Plastic wraps it up!," to demonstrate polymers' contribution to the fundamental functions of packaging: protection, information, and presentation.

Unilux Opens Service Ctr. in China

Unilux has opened a Chinese service center at the company's Shanghai facility. Frank Fang has been named service manager.

Matan Demo Center Tour the US

Matan Digital Printers USA is launching its Spring Mobile Demo Center Road Show for promoting the SpringPro digital thermal transfer printer. The mobile demo will tour the U.S., offering live, personalized demonstrations at customers' facilities throughout the country.

Nordson Updates Web Site

Nordson UV Systems has updated its UV Web site ( to include a wide range of industrial applications that can use or already are using UV curing technology to improve product quality and overall operating performance.

XSYS Becomes Max Daetwyler Supplier

XSYS Supplies North America now offers Max Daetwyler doctor blades.

MAN Roland Achieves Record Results in 2005

MAN Roland's profitability for 2005 registered a 57% increase in order backlog. Press orders increased 14% to $1.47 billion, while sales for the web press business area rose 25% to over $1.1 billion.

Become a M.A. of Engineering in Packaging Technology

The world’s first Master of Engineering in Packaging Technology course aims to provide candidates with the skills required to assume senior positions within packaging and packing companies operating in the international arena.

Barrier Coating Symposium Call for Papers

Western Michigan University will host its 4th Barrier Coating Symposium Oct. 10-11, 2006, in Kalamazoo, MI. The design committee currently is seeking papers and presentations.

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